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Media Placements – 03/04/20

Mushrooms in the News: 03-04-2020 Mushrooms were included in a list of environmentally friendly swaps on Popsugar. The article explained, “eating more mushrooms is as simple as chopping them to match the consistency of ground beef and adding them to tomato sauce for a mushroom ‘bolognese.’” In the trades, The Packer, The Produce News and […]

March 4, 2020
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Media Placements – 02/26/20

Mushrooms in the News: 02-26-2020 Mushrooms were included in a roundup of superfoods in Real Simple’s upcoming March issue. Mushrooms earn a spot in the list as they “boast antioxidants plus impressive amounts of immune boosting vitamin D and selenium.” Additionally, blended burgers are called out for being “better for the planet as well as […]

February 26, 2020
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Media Placements – 02/19/20

Mushrooms in the News: 02-19-2020 The CNN story from last week continued to gain recognition, appearing on The Kitchn and MSN with mushrooms being labeled as grocery “celebrities” and “the most popular item in the produce aisle.” Local Arkansas burger chain, Big Orange, was featured in a segment on Northwest Arkansas ALIVE. Scott McGehee, executive […]

February 19, 2020
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Media Placements – 02/12/20

Mushrooms in the News: 02-12-2020 This week, CNN states “move over, kale. There’s a new celebrity in the produce aisle: mushrooms.” The in-depth article spotlights mushrooms for their rising popularity, health benefits, and sustainability. Clean Eating Magazine highlighted mushrooms as the “only plant source of naturally occurring vitamin D” in a roundup of 6 other […]

February 12, 2020
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Media Placements – 02/05/20

Mushrooms in the News: 02-05-2020 Mushrooms gained spotlight during the Super Bowl in Progressive Insurance’s new commercial featuring their faux restaurant, Portabella’s. Thanks to The Blend™, mushroom sales have been rising, as attributed to in The Packer this week. Peter Wilder, marketing director at To-Jo Mushrooms also noted that “‘Mushroom blends are a great way […]

February 5, 2020
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Media Placements – 01/29/20

Mushrooms in the News: 01-29-2020 Trend coverage continues this week in outlets such as Baltimore Magazine, Luxe Beat Magazine and The Daily Times (Tenn.) as well as from product innovation firm Mattson. Baltimore Magazine highlights the Blended Burger Project for the trendiness factor for chefs and also includes the sustainability benefits of the initiative. The […]

January 29, 2020
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Media Placements – 01/22/20

Mushrooms in the News: 01-22-2020 With the rise of plant-based and flexitarian conversations, Modern Farmer outlined the benefits of The Blend online this week. A 2018 Blended Burger Project winner, Fiore Moletz, was featured in the article for his burger and use of The Blend, explaining that “‘The most important thing for me with the […]

January 22, 2020
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Media Placements – 01/15/20

Mushrooms in the News: 01-15-2020 This week, Mushroom Council earned an array of large national feature stories from a variety of sources. On national TV, Registered Dietitian Annessa Chumbley shared her recipe for blended Hearty Tomato Soup in a segment that aired on the Hallmark Channel. In print, Health Magazine published a full-page illustrative feature […]

January 15, 2020
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Media Placements – 01/08/20

Mushrooms in the News: 01-08-2020 Happy New Year! Mushrooms and The Blend continue to appear in trends lists on outlets including PureWow, Well + Good, CNN and Eater. PureWow noted, “According to Whole Foods, meat-plant blends (like the Blended Burger Project) and lower-carbon farming are on the rise.” With The Pennsylvania Farm Show kicking off […]

January 8, 2020
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